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ANA looks forward to working with Obama, other elected leaders on health care

ANA looks forward to working with Obama, other elected leaders on health care

As President Barack Obama prepares to move into his second term, the American Nurses Association (ANA) looks forward to supporting his administration’s efforts to fully implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a transformative law that will ultimately provide millions of [Read More]

The Affordable Care Act in action

The Affordable Care Act in action

As a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) 5.6 million seniors and people with disabilities have saved $4.8 billion on prescription drugs since the law was enacted, according to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. This year alone, 2.3 million [Read More]

Health care as a basic human right

Health care as a basic human right

In a long-awaited decision this past June, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As a staunch supporter of the ACA and longtime advocate for reform of health care that is illness-focused and inaccessible to millions of uninsured in [Read More]

Opportunities for APRNs through state health insurance exchanges

Opportunities for APRNs through state health insurance exchanges

The Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act has renewed interest in an important aspect of the health care reform legislation:  the establishment of state health insurance exchanges.  In the September/October 2011 issue of The American Nurse, this column provided [Read More]

Affordable Care Act is still the law

Affordable Care Act is still the law

Promoting RNs’ crucial role in health care reform continues following U.S. Supreme Court decision Energized by the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding most of the Affordable Care Act, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is continuing its wide-ranging efforts to ensure [Read More]

U.S. Supreme Court takes up ACA

U.S. Supreme Court takes up ACA

ANA and nurses are crucial to keeping health care reforms rolling The American Nurses Association (ANA) has a long and strong tradition of working for vulnerable patients’ access to preventive services and cost-effective, quality care. And ANA and nurse members did not [Read More]

Nurse and federal leaders spread the word about ACA-related opportunities, government programs

Nurse and federal leaders spread the word about ACA-related opportunities, government programs

As part of National Nurses Week events, the American Nurses Association (ANA), other nursing organizations, and federal agency leaders teamed up to showcase increased opportunities for nurses as the result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Health Resources and Services [Read More]

APRNs have One Strong Voice

APRNs have One Strong Voice

Since 2010, working on health policy and advocacy has been like drinking from the proverbial fire hose.  Between the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the influence of the IOM Future of Nursing report there are tremendous opportunities for advanced practice [Read More]

New website helps consumers understand health care law

New website helps consumers understand health care law

The American Nurses Association (ANA), as part of a coalition with seven other organizations, launched a new, online resource in March to give consumers easy-to-understand information about the “Affordable Care Act.” The site, HealthCareandYou.org, outlines the [Read More]

‘Affordable Care Act’ celebrates first anniversary

‘Affordable Care Act’ celebrates first anniversary

In March, the “Affordable Care Act” — signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2009 — turned one year old. The American Nurses Association (ANA) marked the occasion with a “virtual birthday party” on its Facebook page and a “virtual birthday [Read More]

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Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

A national survey recently found that while nearly all consumers say they feel confident when choosing which [Read More]

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch of [Read More]

Supply and demand

Supply and demand

Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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